Association of C1q/TNF-related protein-1 (CTRP1) serum levels with coronary artery disease.

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Summary of "Association of C1q/TNF-related protein-1 (CTRP1) serum levels with coronary artery disease."

Complement C1q tumor necrosis factor-related proteins (CTRPs), belonging to the CTRP superfamily, are extensively involved in regulating metabolism and the immune-inflammatory response. The inflammatory process is linked to the pathogenesis of coronary artery disease (CAD). Here, we investigated the association of serum levels of CTRP1 with CAD.


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Name: The Journal of international medical research
ISSN: 1473-2300
Pages: 300060519847372


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